Due to the ongoing pandemic, Foothill Fibers Guild is meeting via Zoom and in-person gatherings have been suspended until it is safe to do so. Members receive Zoom connection links.
Programs are generally held the fourth Tuesday of the month January through May and September through November at the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. Doors open at 6:15 PM and a brief business meeting begins at 6:45 PM. The featured program begins about 7:00PM.
In June we have our annual picnic and tailgate sale, in July and August we are busy with the Nevada County Fair, and in December we hold an annual holiday pot luck gathering.
♦Upcoming FFG Programs (Scroll to the bottom for recent programs)
Programs will resume in September – members receive a Zoom link.
♦Upcoming FFG Events
♣Virtual Fair Exhibition Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:30 PM
All details are posted in the Members Section under Member’s Fair Information
Guild Anniversary Challenge: September 22, 2020
Select a photo that inspires you and create something! Details in the newsletter or See Challenge page: Home page → Anniversary section → Challenge
♦Local Fiber Events
Fiber Arts Get Together – Postponed due to Pandemic usually the first Sunday of the Month at Curious Forge
See their calendar for details. Beginners through experienced fiber arts makers and crafters are welcome. Bring your spindle, wheel, loom, knitting, crochet, carding, or any other fiber craft you enjoy.
♦ Upcoming Regional Events
Lambtown Festival in Dixon will be a virtual event October 3-4, 2020
June 2020 Annual Picnic via Zoom
December 2019 Holiday Party
2019 KVMR Celtic Festival and the FFG Sheep to Shawl
2019 County Fair
Congratulations Betsy Abrams – Winner of the 2019 People’s Choice Award!
June 2019 Annual Picnic and Tailgate Sale
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 via Zoom
Master Knitter Celia McAdam Cahill discussed how to evaluate and select a sweater pattern that works for you – a good fit and a fun knit.
McAdam Cahill is a lifelong knitter who became more serious about the calling by becoming a The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) Master Hand Knitter in 2011. Her resume now includes serving on the TKGA Board of Directors as Vice President of On Site Education, judging the California State Fair knitting competition, and teaching intermediate and advanced technique classes at local yarn shops and at TKGA events. Her knitwear designs are regularly featured in Cast On Magazine, and she is a frequent contributor of articles on techniques and yarn reviews.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020: We held our first Zoom meeting with a member’s show and tell
Presentation for Tuesday, April 28, 2020 CANCELED due to Pandemic Kimberlee Brown was to discuss Mountainscapes in Layered Hand-painted Fabrics
Nevada City resident Eno Jonah was to discuss Heritage and Symbolism in Nigerian Textiles